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that which slackens or relaxes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
laxatorAn obsolete anatomic term referring to a structure involved in relaxing or loosening.
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laxator(lăk-sā′tor) [L. laxare, to loosen]
That which has a relaxing effect.
One of two muscles or ligaments of the malleus of the inner ear.
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